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    Old 11-16-2012, 05:11 PM
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    Default Squeezing more from the the core i5 3570K

    Hi. I have a core i5 3750K overclocked to 4.6GHz, above this it becomes unstable.however im wondering if i can maybe squeeze a bit more out of it to perhaps 4.8GHz?

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    Ive been going into the BIOS > Advanced mode >Ai Tweaker, then changing the Turbo Ratio from 44 to 46. I also change the ‘Load Line Calibration’ setting to High, and the CPU offset voltage to 0.100v.

    Anything above 4.6 GHz results in instability.Is there anything else I could tweak within BIOS & the ASUS overclocking suite to eke out a bit more to 4.8GHz? Any help appreciated. Thanks
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    Old 11-16-2012, 06:04 PM
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    More voltage.
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    Old 11-16-2012, 07:11 PM
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    More voltage.
    Assuming you can keep it cool...
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    Old 11-16-2012, 10:46 PM
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    Corsair Hydro Series H100 Extreme Performance Liquid CPU Cooler should be able to.....
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    Old 11-17-2012, 02:18 AM
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    I have a fever, and the only cure is more voltage.

    Also, from what i understand, turning off turbo and overclocking like a man should get you edging the 5 GHz range. Just like how disabling Hyper-threading shaved enough temps of the old i7 920 to get most people to around the 4 GHz range.
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    Old 11-17-2012, 08:29 AM
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    yeah I suspected as much.I need more specific instructions tho being new to all this....so i increase the OFFSET voltage right? & the TURBO you refer to is the turbo ratio? Switch to zero?
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    Old 11-17-2012, 09:29 AM
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    If its at 4.6 then, well, I would say an overclock beyond that is rather risky, and almost entirely unnecessary for games.
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